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Speaker Ledbetter chair-elect of the Council of State Governments Southern Office

Ledbetter will serve as chair of the 79th SLC Annual Meeting, to be held in Alabama in summer 2025.

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Alabama Speaker Nathaniel Ledbetter was unanimously elected to serve as the 2023-2024 chair-elect of CSG South on July 11, 2023 at the Southern Legislative Conference (SLC) in Charleston, South Carolina.

As chair-elect, Speaker Ledbetter will assist incoming chair, West Virginia Senate President Craig Blair, in guiding CSG South during the coming year. He also will serve as chair of the 79th SLC Annual Meeting, to be held in Alabama in summer 2025.

“I am proud to welcome legislators, government staff and their guests from across the Southern region to Alabama and showcase our state’s unparalleled southern charm and hospitality,” said Ledbetter. “The purpose of this meeting is to provide Southern state lawmakers with the opportunity to work together to create more effective public policy so that we may better serve our home states,” said Ledbetter.

Alabama most recently hosted the SLC meeting in 2013 in Mobile, Alabama. The 2025 meeting is expected to draw more than 1,500 attendees from its member states and will feature successful programs and policy initiatives unique to Alabama. Each year, SLC brings together experts to discuss opportunities and solutions to challenges facing policymakers and staff across the region.

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